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Another illegal front-yard garden, and this one’s gorgeous!

This time, the craziness is in Quebec.  And this time, the gardeners’ health is an issue.  According to this story, the couple has lost a combined 100 p0unds since they planted the garden in March!  Expect to see a garden-to-lose-weight book coming soon, based on their experience.
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Planted ‘em anyway by Elizabeth Licata

Hobbies / Gardening : Garden Rant (last year)

Take it from a gardener whose entire front “yard” is 100% dry shade for the entire summer; you don’t relinquish a reliable source of continuous color without a fight. So when the local botanical gardens offered some old-fashioned se... Read Post

Thank goodness the authorities have busted these hardened front-yard garden criminals

Odd : Boing Boing (2 years ago)

High-tech kitchen garden evangelist Roger Doiron says: "If this garden is deemed illegal, we're in deep you-know-what." Earlier this year, Josée Landry and Michel Beauchamp of Drummondville, Quebec planted the front yard of the futu... Read Post

Plant This: Candy lily blooms are a sweet surprise

Hobbies / Gardening : Digging (7 hours ago)

Visiting the garden of my friend Cat/The Whimsical Gardener earlier this summer, I exclaimed over a dainty, freckled flower on a long stem, with the sword-like leaves of an iris. Candy lily, she said, adding that she took no particu... Read Post


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